Celebrate the New Year in Downtown Alameda

The Churchward Pub New Years Eve 2018 welcomes 2019You’ll find a celebration for every interest in Downtown Alameda. Meet up with friends at a favorite restaurant, catch a movie, or extend the evening by ringing in the new year at one of the district’s many parties.

Alameda Theatre & Cineplex (2317 Central Ave) Catch a LIVE performance of national singing star Tora Woloshin and her sister Jasmine in the Historic Alameda Theatre before the evening movie. Tora became a national hit with her appearance in the inaugural season of Fox Television’s hit reality show, The X Factor. The pair’s explosive shows combine their sexy and soulful vocal tones as they perform today’s top hits along with original material. Purchase movie tickets online: www.alamedatheatres.com

Dragon Rouge (2337 Blanding Ave) Reminisce NYE 2019 is a 80’s and 90’s Old School Throwback Party featuring DJ Zhaldee (he’s also the owner of Zhaldee’s Eats & Beats) and other Bay Area dj’s mixing up the biggest 80’s and 90’s jams all night long! Tickets include access to a full premium open bar, two party areas, outdoor waterfront patio, live video countdown, and midnight champagne toast. A limited number of pre-sale tickets are available. Info: www.Reminisce2019.com

The Churchward Pub (1515 Park Street) Ring in the New Year at the East Bay’s self-proclaimed number one party spot. Experience amazing dj’s, dancing all night long, and video countdown at midnight. For the early birds, an open bar will be available 8:30pm-9:30pm. Get pre-sale tickets now; price goes up at the door. Info: www.thechurchwardpub.com

Rhythmix Cultural Works (2513 Blanding Ave) Pucker up and kiss 2018 goodbye on Thursday, January 3, when political satirist Will Durst brings his irreverent tribe of merry pranksters back to the Rhythmix stage. Purchase tickets for the The Big Fat Kiss Off Comedy Show: www.rhythmix.org

If you’re looking for a last-minute gathering place instead, these Downtown Alameda nightspots provide festive fun on New Year’s Eve — no reservations required: 

  • Alameda Island Brewing Company (1716 Park Street)
  • Club House (1215 Park Street)
  • Habanas (1518 Park Street)
  • Lost Weekend Lounge (2320 1/2 Santa Clara Ave)
  • Lucky 13 (1301 Park Street)
  • McGee’s Bar & Grill (1645 Park Street)
  • Speisekammer (2424 Lincoln Ave)
  • The Hobnob (1313 Park Street)
  • The Lemon Tree (2542 Santa Clara Ave)
  • Town Tavern (1437 Park Street)
  • Wine & Waffles (1505 Park Street)

For fun with the kids, Twirl will be hosting a Balloon Drop at Noon on the afternoon of New Year’s Eve and High Scores Arcade will be open Noon-6:00pm on New Year’s Eve and Noon-10:00pm on New Year’s Day.

Discover great food & drink establishments, charming shops, friendly services, and fun things to do in Downtown Alameda!